Current Affairs Quiz: November 18, 2019

Current Affairs 18 November 2019 Quiz

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  1. Which state government launched ‘Mukhyamantri Septic Tank Safai Yojana’?
    A)Delhi
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Assam
    D)Bihar
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched ‘Mukhyamantri Septic Tank Safai Yojana’, a scheme aimed at helping people in waste management and ensuring the safety of sanitation workers.

  2. Which body recently sets up special unit against child pornography known as online Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation(OCSAE) Prevention and Investigation Unit?
    A)NASSCOM
    B)CBCID
    C)CBI
    D)SIDBI
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In a war against sexual exploitation of children, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has set up an online Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation(OCSAE) Prevention and Investigation Unit at New Delhi under its Special Crime Zone to tackle the menace of child porn on the internet.

  3. Who will head the panel that has been set up by Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) for bicycle to manufacture and design bicycles which are comparable with global standards for exports and domestic market?
    A)Dineshwar Pathak
    B)Sandip Arora
    C)TL Alemtu
    D)Guruprasad Mohapatra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has set up a ‘development council’ for bicycle to manufacture and design bicycles which are comparable with global standards for exports and domestic market.

  4. which country has successfully conducted the first night trial of Agni-II?
    A)Pakistan
    B)Nepal
    C)India
    D)SriLanka
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    India has successfully conducted the first night trial of Agni-II, its versatile surface-to-surface medium-range nuclear-capable missile from Dr Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast.

  5. Gotabaya Rajapaksa was sworn in as president of which country?
    A)Bhutan
    B)Nepal
    C)SriLanka
    D)Afghanistan
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Sri Lanka’s former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa has won the Presidential election. He is the brother of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

  6. Which state police bags 3rd prize for response to emergency among 500 forces?
    A)Bihar
    B)Karnataka
    C)TamilNadu
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Uttar Pradesh Police has been awarded third prize in emergency response category during an international call centre event organised by the Dubai Police.

  7. Who was conferred the ICCR distinguished alumni award in Dhaka?
    A)Rezwana Choudhury Bannya
    B)Rabindra Nath Singh
    C)Asif Yusman
    D)Benazir Chawla
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Renowned Rabindra Sangeet exponent from Bangladesh Rezwana Choudhury Bannya was conferred the ICCR distinguished alumni award in Dhaka.

  8. Recently,Azad Yusuf passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Film Director
    C)Singer
    D)Social Activist
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Singer Azad Yusuf, popularly known as Cochin Azad, who was famous for his renditions of Mohammed Rafi songs, passed away. He was 62.

  9. Recently Abdul Jabbar passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Social Activist
    B)Singer
    C)Actor
    D)Journalist
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Social activist Abdul Jabbar, who fought for victims and survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, has passed away. Jabbar had been undergoing treatment for the past few months.

  10. Recently Tony Mann passed away,He was related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Actor
    C)Social Activist
    D)Philosopher
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Australia leg-spinner Tony Mann, who played four Tests between 1977 and 1978, has passed away aged 74 after a long battle with cancer.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Central Bureau of Investigation?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the currency of SriLanka?
    A)Euro
    B)Rupee
    C)Yuan
    D)Peso
    View Answer
    Option B

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